Table 1

Analysis of the 34 patients in this study and the presentation and management of their orbital cysts

NumberAge at presentation (months)SexDiagnosisSide with cystSystemic abnormalitiesOcular abnormalitiesPrimary treatmentAge at time of primary treatment (months)Secondary lid or socket surgeryCosmetic outcomeFollow up (months)
UAC = unilateral anophthalmos with cyst; UMC = unilateral microphthalmos with cyst; BMBC = bilateral microphthalmos with bilateral cysts; MAC = microphthalmos (no cyst) and anophthalmos with cyst; BABC = bilateral anophthalmos with bilateral cysts; BMUC = bilateral microphthalmos with unilateral cyst; BAUC = bilateral anophthalmos with unilateral cyst; A = cyst aspirated but required surgical excision later; B = cyst excised surgically; C = conformer therapy only; D = large cyst preventing conformer fitting - for future excision; E = mildly microphthalmic eye with vision - no conformer used; F = silicone expander used initially, cyst later excised surgically; MM LLF = mucous membrane graft left lower fornix; MM LUF = mucous membrane graft left upper fornix.
120MUMCRightNilNilB44NilGood78
26FBMUCLeftNilRight microphthalmosC6NilGood27
324FMACLeftOculo-cerebro-cutaneous syndromeRight microphthalmosA3MM LUFGood108
46MBMBCBilateralHaemangiomatous branchial cleftsNilB (Right)36NilGood144
B (Left)
572FBMBCBilateralNilNilB (Right)72NilGood108
C (Left)
66MBMUCLeftNilRight colobomatous optic discC6NilGood64
73FUMCLeftAtrial septal defectLeft colobomatous iris and optic discC3NilGood72
830FBAUCRightNilNilB33NilGood108
984FUMCLeftNilRight iris and retinal colobomasB85NilGood60
10122FUMCRightNilNilB128NilGood12
117MUMCLeftNilNilC7NilGood10
129MBMUCRightAortic coarctationLeft microphthalmosB11NilGood6
1312MBABCBilateralNilNilF (Right)36MM LUFGood50
B (Left)
1411MUACLeftNilNilB26NilGood120
1572MUMCLeftFirst Arch SyndromeNilB72MM LLFGood18
164FBMBCBilateralNilNilC (Right)24NilGood25
A (Left)
173MUMCLeftNilNilC3NilGood96
1850FMACLeftDevelopmental delayRight microphthalmos with colobomatous iris and retinaE (Right)NilGood12
D (Left)
196MUMCLeftNilNilB20NilGood38
203FBAUCLeftNilNilC3NilFair18
211FUMCRightGastroschisis, cleft lipRight lower lid colobomaC1Lid coloboma repaired at 7 monthsGood86
221FUACRightCleft lip and palate, atrial septal defect, choanal atresiaNilC1NilGood7
236MUACLeftNilNilC6NilGood8
241FUMCLeftNilNilDNilGood15
252FMACRightNilLeft retinal colobomaC2NilGood19
26204MUACLeftNilRight congenital nystagmusC6NilGood132
271FBMUCRightNilLeft macular colobomaB12NilGood396
282FBABCBilateralCongenital hip dislocationNilB (Right)33NilGood50
B (Left)
292MBABCBilateralNilNilC2NilGood57
309FUMCLeftNilNilC9NilGood56
311MBAUCRightFistula in anoNilC1NilGood43
324FUMCLeftNilNilB8NilGood169
332MUACRightNilNilB6NilGood63
342FBMUCRightNilNilC2NilGood124